The SGA blog provides thought-provoking commentary on topical stories in sports governance, developments in the legal, regulatory and business environments, and opinions from our network of experts and collaborators.
Date: 13 April 2022
In the first of a series profiling governance leads in sports organisations, Karen Watkinson from the Angling Trust answers our questions.
Date: 04 March 2022
Russia's invasion of Ukraine has required a reaction from the international community. Craig Beeston looks at the difficult situation global sport has found itself due to uneasy links with regimes and powerful interests.
Date: 21 February 2022
Peter Swabey, Policy and Research Director at The Chartered Governance Institute UK & Ireland, looks at the the pitfalls of paying insufficient attention to correct filing procedures, as demonstrated by Yorkshire County Cricket Club's recent travails.
Date: 18 October 2021
Sported's Paul Steele looks at considerations for community organisations when choosing a legal structure.
Date: 13 May 2021
ukactive's new business plan is designed to help lead its members through recovery from the pandemic and to transition into the future. A focus on their internal governance is central to the plan. Ben Shepherd looks at the exciting times ahead for ukactive.
Date: 28 April 2021
The life of the European Super League project was short and eventful. Craig Beeston considers some of the governance implications arising from the venture.
Date: 08 April 2021
Engaging with different stakeholder groups is a crucial part of effective governance. Danielle Peel describes CIMSPA's interesting approach to bringing the youth voice into the boardroom and helping it contribute to key decisions.
Date: 07 April 2021
Head of Business Operations Helen Slimm explains how England Bowls have used the disruption caused by the Covid pandemic to reassess their governance structure and build towards a stronger future for the sport
Date: 06 November 2020
As we enter a second national lockdown in England, Tom Wilson looks at some of the important considerations for boards as they assess how they will meet the challenge financially.
Date: 10 July 2020
A legal update from Northridge looks at the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act and highlights the most important provisions applicable to the sports industry.